Herbertsdale

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Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale is located in Western Cape
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale is located in South Africa
Herbertsdale
Herbertsdale
Coordinates: 34°01′S 21°46′E / 34.017°S 21.767°E / -34.017; 21.767Coordinates: 34°01′S 21°46′E / 34.017°S 21.767°E / -34.017; 21.767
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictGarden Route
MunicipalityMossel Bay
Area
 • Total2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total666
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African8.3%
 • Coloured77.0%
 • Indian/Asian1.2%
 • White12.6%
 • Other0.9%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans95.9%
 • English2.3%
 • Other1.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
6505
Area code044

Herbertsdale is a settlement in Garden Route District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Village east of the Gourits River, in the Langtou Valley, 56 km north-west of Mossel Bay. It was established in 1865 on the farm Hemelrood and named after James Benton Herbert, who owned part of this farm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Herbertsdale". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 206.